Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 (9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), there will be a seminar for first-line Spanish-speaking supervisors at the University of California (Agricultural Center, Harvest Hall, Stanislaus Building, Rooms H & I, Modesto).

Farm foremen will learn how to confront difficult disciplinary and conflict situations that require effective listening and interpersonal negotiation skills. This training will be very much of a hands-on seminar. Topics will include effective listening skills, interpersonal negotiation skills in dealing with conflict and disciplinary situations. Space is limited.

Instructors will be Gregorio Billikopf and Ryan Boothe.

Who should attend? Spanish-speaking farm foremen, herd managers, crew leaders and front line supervisors.

• Cost: $36 per person includes lunch and materials ($28 per person if postmarked on or before November 23, 2009). Send check made out to UC Regents: University of California / c/o G. Billikopf / 3800 Cornucopia Way #A / Modesto CA 95358.

For more information call (209) 525-6800.

• Map and driving instructions: http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/ucce50/ag-labor/7map.htm